Early-bird Registration for the Exchange Ends in Three Days!

The March 1 early-bird registration deadline for the Exchange is approaching. Register today and save! There’s still time to register for the Exchange at a discount, with early-bird registration rates at $199 for ALCTS, LITA, and LLAMA members; $255 for ALA individual members; $289 for non-members; $79 for student/retired members; $475 for groups; and $795 […]

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Jobs in Information Technology: February 26, 2020

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New this week Back End Drupal Web Developer, Multnomah County Library, Portland, OR Distance Education & Outreach Librarian, Winona State University, Winona, MN Senior Systems Specialist, PrairieCat, Library Consortium, Coal Valley, IL Training and Outreach Coordinator, PrairieCat, Library Consortium, Coal Valley, IL Visit the LITA Jobs Site for additional job listings and information on submitting your own job posting.

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Deadline Extended to March 15 – Submit a Proposal to Teach for LITA

The deadline to submit LITA education proposals has been extended to March 15th. We’re seeking instructors passionate about library technology topics to share their expertise and teach a webinar, webinar series, or online course for LITA this year. Instructors receive a $500 honorarium for an online course or $150 for a webinar, split among instructors. […]

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The 2020 Census Starts in Two Weeks — Are Your Computers Ready?

Because librarians believe that everyone counts. American Library Association librariestransform.org #LibrariesTransform

Post courtesy of Gavin Baker, ALA Office of Public Policy and Advocacy, Deputy Director, Public Policy and Government Relations On March 12, millions of American households will begin receiving mailings inviting them to respond to the 2020 Census. To get an accurate count, everyone has to respond – if they don’t, our libraries and communities […]

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News Regarding the Future of LITA after the Core Vote

Dear LITA members, We’re writing about the implications of LITA’s budget for the upcoming 2020-21 fiscal year, which starts September 1, 2020. We have reviewed the budget and affirmed that LITA will need to disband if the Core vote does not succeed. Since the Great Recession, membership in professional organizations has been declining consistently. LITA […]

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Boards of ALCTS, LITA and LLAMA put Core on March 2020 ballot

The Boards of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS), Library Information Technology Association (LITA) and the Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA) have all voted unanimously to send to members their recommendation that the divisions form a new division, Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures.  ALCTS, LITA and LLAMA will vote on the recommendation […]

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Jobs in Information Technology: February 19, 2020

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New this week Librarian (Emphasis in User Experience and Technology), Chabot College, Hayward, CA Librarian II (ILS Admin & Tech Services), Duluth Public Library, Duluth, MN Distance Education & Outreach Librarian, Winona State University, Winona, MN Head, Digital Initiatives – Tisch Library, Tufts University, Medford, MA Online Learning and User Experience Librarian, Ast or Asc Professor, SIU Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL Discovery and Systems Librarian, Hamilton College, Clinton, […]

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Early-bird registration ends March 1st for the Exchange

With stimulating programming, including discussion forums and virtual poster sessions, the Exchange will engage a wide range of presenters and participants, facilitating enriching conversations and learning opportunities in a three-day, fully online, virtual forum. Programming includes keynote presentations from Emily Drabinski and Rebekkah Smith Aldrich, and sessions focusing on leadership and change management, continuity and […]

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Jobs in Information Technology: February 13, 2020

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New this week Upper School Librarian (PDF), St. Christopher’s School, Richmond, VA Diversity and Engagement Librarian, Ast or Asc Professor, SIU Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL Repository Services Manager, Washington University, Saint Louis, MO Information Technology Librarian, Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery (UMBC), Baltimore, MD Visit the LITA Jobs Site for additional job listings and information on submitting your own job posting.

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